| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Howard County Farm City Celebration runs Saturday, Sept. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 5. This is a great opportunity for the public to learn about the county's rich agricultural heritage and meet local farmers through series of events and activities at...
| Sep 14, 2014
In what on the surface seems like a remarkable turnaround, a number of conservative Republican Senate candidates this year are supporting a proposal to expand access to birth control by making it available without a prescription as an over-the-counter...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:50 PM
One Towson University student drank so much alcohol he was unable to speak and threw up "without a pause" before passing out outside a nearby apartment complex, according to an anguished email his mother sent to university officials. Another student...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:57 PM
President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate, will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimore hedge fund manager who has become one of the nation's foremost advocates for Israel.
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:41 AM
With work beginning on construction of the new Youth's Benefit Elementary School building in Fallston, Harford County Public Schools is showing off an architectural rendering of what the new school will look like when it's finished in three years.
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:04 AM
"Let the adventure begin" is the 2014 theme for Active Aging Week, set by the International Council on Active Aging for Sept. 21 through 27.
This year the ICAA is highlighting foot health, walking including walking groups, falls prevention, bone health,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:32 AM
A run-down uninhabited house at 506 Locksley Road that has been the subject of complaints for the last two years from West Towson neighbors has been sold, County Councilman Marks said.
"We're happy to get this resolved," said Marks, who represents...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Frank J. Russell, the former owner of a carpet company who was a longtime Salvation Army volunteer and an accomplished portrait artist, died of pneumonia Aug. 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79.
"He was a very gifted artist, and there is...
| Sep 5, 2014
Raccoon rabies project
The county health department has begun its raccoon oral rabies vaccination project to immunize thousands of wild raccoons by placing approximately 85,000 rabies vaccine baits throughout the county. Trained bait teams, wearing...
| Sep 4, 2014
Senior Activity Locations:
North Laurel 50+ Center: 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road
Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center: 7120 Contee Road
City of Laurel Division of Senior Services: 422 Montgomery St.
City of Laurel Robert J. DiPietro Community...
| Aug 30, 2014
Sometimes, you come across a quote or phrase that jolts your sensibilities. The words can be as deep and thought provoking as those supplied by Golda Meir below, or as mind numbingly ludicrous as those uttered by the Dartmouth College protesters of...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Federal agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the criminal investigation division of the IRS were seen inside the former Alex Brown Building at One South Street on Wednesday afternoon.
An IRS agent appeared to be standing guard inside the...